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  Boeing 737 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boeing was badly behind however when the 737 program was initiated in 1964, as both of these rivals were already into their flight certification programmes.
The 737 was given a glass cockpit with CRT (except the -900, which had newer and higher tech LCD screens) screens and digital systems inspired by the ones that were used on the 777.
Boeing has already hinted that a clean sheet replacement for the 737 (dubbed "Y1") will be the company's next major project after the 787, although it is still unclear if the existing 737 will receive yet one more facelift in the next 7 to 10 years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boeing_737   (2264 words)

 Encyclopedia: Boeing 737
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), based in Chicago, Illinois, is a unit of The Boeing Company, consisting of the Seattle-based former Boeing Airplane Company (the civil airliner division,) as well as the Long Beach-based Douglas Aircraft division of the former McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
Boeing 737 is the most common aircraft in the world, and is also the aircraft with the longest continuous production run, being launched in 1965 and still produced today.
The 737 may also resemble the 767 and Airbus A310, but as both of these are widebodies, they are easily identified as not being 737s...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Boeing-737   (421 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Boeing 707
The Boeing 707 is a four engined commercial passenger jet aircraft developed by Boeing in the early 1950s.
The "Dash 80," as it was called within Boeing, cost $16 million to develop and took less than two years from project launch in 1952 to rollout on May 14, 1954.
Boeing's answer to the problem was the first twin aisle airliner - the 747.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Boeing_707   (1036 words)

 The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Bigger 747 gets a close look
Boeing is reportedly conducting a high-level review today to decide whether to proceed with the 747 Advanced expanded jumbo jet.
Boeing's iconic airplane, the 747 jumbo jet, is at a crucial turning point.
Boeing claims the 747 Advanced would have a cruising speed of 0.86 mach, a tad faster than Airbus' A380, which will cruise at about 0.85 mach.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/businesstechnology/2002161936_boeing27.html   (1095 words)

 Aviation News(Blog)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing is gearing up to launch an advanced version of the 747, signalling its unwillingness to relinquish the market in larger passenger planes to archrival Airbus as competiton between the two manufacturers reaches fever pitch.
Boeing gave the union “an insulting, take-away, job-stealing offer,” Mark Blondin, president of District 751 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), told workers at the union’s district headquarters in Seattle after the votes were counted on Thursday night.
Boeing projects a need for approximately 25,700 new commercial airplanes (passenger and freighter) during the next 20 years, more than 80% of which will be in the single-aisle and mid-size twin-aisle categories.
aogdesk.org /v-web/b2/index.php?cat=21   (7933 words)

 Boeing_737   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing stopped short however of retrofitting fly by wire as used on the A320 on the grounds of cost.
In 2001, the 737 was stretched one last time to create the 737-900, which is in fact longer and carries more passengers than the 707, and steps into the capacity of the 757-200.
Boeing has already hinted that a clean sheet replacement for the 737 will be the company's next major project after the 787, although it is still unclear if the existing 737 will receive yet one more facelift in the next 7 to 10 years.
goc.subdomain.de /Boeing_737   (1406 words)

 Aerospace Notebook: Partnership with Boeing 'starting to take off'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It was there that Clark and The Boeing Co., the biggest aerospace company and commercial airplane maker on the planet, announced the formation of Aviation Partners Boeing, a joint venture to put Clark's blended winglets on 737 jetliners.
A growing number of next generation 737 operators around the world have opted for the blended winglets, which can boost fuel efficiency by as much as 4 percent.
Boeing engineers developed a raked tip, which does not bend upward like a winglet, for the 767-400 and will use those raked tips for the longer-range 777-300 now in development.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/59563_partners25.shtml   (1496 words)

 Boeing: Boeing Books Two Additional 737-700s for Canada's WestJet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Beddoe said that the Boeing 737-700 continues to be the ideal vehicle to facilitate the company's expansion across Canada.
All new models of the 737 family feature exceptional flexibility in size and mission, as well as superior reliability and maintainability.
The 737 is the best-selling commercial jetliner in history.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2002/q2/nr_020501g.html   (587 words)

 Aviation Daily STORY
Boeing cautioned in the SB that a break in the main landing gear actuator beam could cause damage to the beam arm, hydraulic tubing and flight control cables, and noted that damage to the control cables could result in loss of control of the plane.
In the case of the Aer Lingus plane, the pilot heard a loud noise when the landing gear was retracted on takeoff, but he continued with the flight since there were no abnormal indications in the cockpit.
Part of Boeing's guidance to operators recommended reworking the retract actuator beam with an organic finish to increase durability.
www.aviationnow.com /avnow/news/channel_aviationdaily_story.jsp?id=news/ntsb07154.xml   (317 words)

 Steve's Airshow World - Aircraft Factfile and Recognition Guide - Boeing 737 Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Design work on the 737 started in November 1964 by Joseph Sutter and Jack Steiner, Boeing wanted a true short-haul jet to compete with the Caravelle, BAC One-Eleven and DC-9 but it was way behind them.
The thrust reversers were totally redesigned by Boeing and Rohr since the aircraft had inherited the same internal pneumatically powered clamshell thrust reversers as the 727 which were relatively ineffective and apparently tended to lift the aircraft off the runway when deployed!
The span was increased by a wingtip extension of 27.9cm (11in).
www.stevesairshow.com /factfile/737.html   (3393 words)

 The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Boeing formally launches new 737
Boeing formally launched the new 737-900ER yesterday, citing a $2 billion list-price order for 30 of the jets from Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air.
In a teleconference with reporters, 737 chief project engineer Mike Delaney said yesterday that Boeing has seen most interest in the 737-900ER from low-fare carriers and charter-tour operators, who typically want maximum seating capacity.
Boeing will consult with Angola's national airport authorities to improve the domestic airport's infrastructure.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/businesstechnology/2002389023_boeing19.html   (350 words)

 GOL ORDERS ADDITIONAL 737-800 AIRCRAFT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Gol began operations in January 2001 and is already one of the world's most profitable low-cost carriers.
The CFM56-7 is ideally suited for low-cost operators such as Gol, providing low operating costs, high performance, high reliability, low noise and emissions and excellent operability.
The CFM56-7-powered Boeing 737 was the first single-aisle airplane in its class to be granted 180-minute Extended Twin-Engine Operations (ETOPS).
www.cfm56.com /news/press/2004/cfm04-24.htm   (295 words)

 Boeing: FL Group Increases Boeing Next-Generation 737 Order   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing will deliver the five new airplanes in 2007, while deliveries from the January order will occur next year.
The 737 provides maximum flexibility and efficiency for operators and is the most technologically advanced single-aisle jetliner family, while providing a strong investment with premium residual value for lessors.
The Next-Generation 737 is the newest and fastest selling single-aisle jetliner, with more than 2,400 airplanes ordered and 1,600 deliveries.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2005/q2/nr_050412g.html   (267 words)

 Boeing Model 737, 747, 757, 767, and 777 Series
The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 6, 1998.
In addition, on a Boeing Model 737-500 series airplane, a nut that connects the pushrod to the rudder pedal assembly was loose.
NOTE 2: For Boeing Model 777 series airplanes, inspection and corrective action performed prior to the effective date of this AD in accordance with Boeing Alert Service Bulletin 777-27A0029, dated March 26, 1998, are considered acceptable for compliance with the applicable requirements of paragraph (a) of this AD.
www2.airweb.faa.gov /Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library\rgad.nsf/0/C0D73894C14CCEFE862569A70074A583?OpenDocument   (1988 words)

 Boeing gets 737 order from GE Commercial - Boston.com - Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Maria Cantwell, D-Wash, left, ducks under the fuselage of a Boeing 737 on display at the Museum of Flight as she heads to a news conference, Monday, June 13, 2005, in Seattle.
The 20 new airplanes are scheduled for delivery from 2006 to 2008, and the company said it already has commitments from airlines for six of the planes.
"The Next-Generation 737 is popular among the world's airlines and we have been quite successful in placing the airplane with operators," said Henry Hubschman, president and CEO of GE Commercial Aviation.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2005/06/14/boeing_gets_737_order_from_ge_commercial   (362 words)

 Boeing gets orders for $4B worth of jets - Boston.com - Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing Co. is selling about $4 billion worth of new jets to two companies that lease planes to airlines, according to agreements announced Tuesday.
It also identified itself as the customer for 12 Boeing 737s ordered last year that were attributed to an unidentified customer.
"The next-generation 737 is popular among the world's airlines and we have been quite successful in placing the airplane with operators," said Henry Hubschman, president and CEO of GE Commercial Aviation, in a prepared statement.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2005/06/14/boeing_gets_orders_for_4b_worth_of_jets   (444 words)

 NTSB - Accidents Involving Passenger Fatalities - U.S. Airlines (Part 121)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The NTSB wishes to make clear to all users of the following list of accidents that the information it contains cannot, by itself, be used to compare the safety either of operators or of aircraft types.
Airlines that have operated the greatest numbers of flights and flight hours could be expected to have suffered the greatest number of fatal-to-passenger accidents (assuming that such accidents are random events, and not the result of some systematic deficiency).
The NTSB wishes to make clear to all users of the preceding list of accidents that the information it contains cannot, by itself, be used to compare the safety either of operators or of aircraft types.
www.ntsb.gov /Aviation/Paxfatal.htm   (281 words)

 Malaysian National News Agency :: BERNAMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22 (Bernama) -- The record-breaking Boeing 737 airplane has just set a new milestone that is likely to remain in the books for a long while.
The airline currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of 25 737s and nine 757-200s on more than 100 domestic and international routes with Xiamen, Jinjiang, Wuyishan, Hangzhou and Nanchang as its main hubs.
The carrier has operated all three generations of the 737, starting with the 737-200.
www.bernama.com /bernama/v3/news_business.php?id=172330   (531 words)

 Boeing, GECAS Confirm Order for Six Boeing 737-700 Jetliners
The Next-Generation 737 family excels in the short-to-medium-range market, delivering high profitability, optimum efficiency and reliability and a design that is 10 years newer that its competition.
The Boeing Next-Generation 737 is the fastest-selling jetliner of all time and is a leader in dispatch reliability.
Boeing has logged orders for more than 2,400 Next-Generation 737s since launching the program in 1993, with a backlog of more than 770 airplanes.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-10-2005/0003591993&EDATE=   (285 words)

 FlightSim.Com Review: Aerosoft PMDG Boeing 737-800/900
The -800 and -900 series are part of what Boeing call the 'Next Generation' of the 737, NG improvements including CFM56-7B turbofans, a vastly improved wing, extra tail surface area and a 777-style glass cockpit.
Top of the list is 'airline selection' which allows you to load a range of preformatted panel setups, mirroring the choices Boeing offer to different airlines.
The reason for the mismatch between the total and the number of liveries listed is that there is some duplication of airlines between the -800 and -900 series liveries.
www.flightsim.com /cgi/kds?$=main/review/aero737/aero737.htm   (2174 words)

 Newswatch magazine
Last week's air crash involving a Boeing 737-200 belonging to Bellview airlines that claimed 117 lives, brings to mind memories of past air disasters that have brought a lot of anguish and pain to the nation.
Nigeria Airways Boeing 737 also crashed at the Kaduna Airport, November 12, 1995.The aircraft was said to have taken off from Yola that morning without any technical faults but crashed 27 metres to the runway in Kano airport killing nine passengers, while 55 persons were injured.
A list of serviceable and unserviceable aircraft was released by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, in 2002.
www.newswatchngr.com /editorial/allaccess/special/11031114817.htm   (702 words)

 GE Commercial Aviation Services Orders 20 Boeing Next-Generation 737s
“The 737 is a great airplane for the leasing market, and we are working closely with GECAS to meet the demand generated by the recovery in commercial aviation,” said John Feren, vice president of Leasing and Asset Management for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The total GECAS Next-Generation 737 fleet is nearly 200 airplanes, which includes purchases from Boeing and from third parties.
Boeing has received orders for more than 2,500 Next-Generation 737s since launching the program in 1993, with unfilled orders for more than 850 airplanes.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1422565/posts   (558 words)

 Flight Training School: Aircraft/Fixed_Wing/Boeing
Boeing 767 Reference Website - A reference source for a wide range of issues relating to the Boeing 767 aircraft.
The 737 Information Site - This is a collection of Boeing 737 operating notes, photographs and news stories written by me and other 737 pilots.
The Boeing 757 Reference - A reference source for a wide range of issues relating to the Boeing 757 aircraft.
www.pilotwebsites.com /Aircraft/Fixed_Wing/Boeing   (336 words)

 Books : Boeing 737-100 and 200 (Airliner Color History)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing 757 and 767: The Medium Twins (Osprey Civil Aircraft)
This book is a decent introduction to the early model B-737, and is superior to the companion book on the B-737-300 to B-737-800 by Robbie Shaw.
The book focuses on general history, operators, and color schemes (and contains numerous excellent color photographs), with a few rudimentary technical notes thrown in.
www.feasyjet.com /ItemId/0760309914   (227 words)

 Low-fare Ryanair orders 70 more 737s
This would be the largest single order to date for the blended winglets, which are being used by a number of 737 operators around the world to reduce fuel burn of their jets and improve performance, especially on longer flights.
Starting next year, the Ryanair 737- 800s on order would have the winglets installed at Boeing's Renton factory when they are assembled.
Boeing's 737 jet family has been its biggest seller in recent years, just as the single-aisle A320 family has been the top seller for Airbus.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/213378_boeing24.html   (913 words)

 Investor's Business Daily: Breaking News
Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally added, "This order, and the demand ILFC is experiencing, underscores the recovery commercial aviation is experiencing worldwide and the overall strength of the Boeing product line.
Its fleet encompasses three models of the Next-Generation 737 family -- the 737-600, -700 and -800 -- and three models of the 777 family, the 777-200ER, -300, and -300ER.
The Boeing 777 family continues evolving with the recent addition of the world's longest range jet, the 777-200LR Worldliner, and the Boeing 777 Freighter.
www.investors.com /breakingnews.asp?journalid=28228939   (545 words)

 komo news | Boeing : Boeing Gets Order For 20 Jets From GE Commercial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Boeing's fourth-quarter net income rose to $460 million, or 58 cents per share, up from $186 million, or 23 cents per share a year earlier.
Weeks after a jury ruled that Boeing did not discriminate against fl employees in promotions, the judge in the case handed the airplane maker a victory Tuesday in a separate but related decision.
Boeing Begins Final Assembly For 5,000th 737 The 737-700, bound for Southwest Airlines, will be delivered next month.
www.komotv.com /boeing/story.asp?ID=37407   (533 words)

 Boeing 737 Autothrottle System - PPRuNe Forums
Going through the 'Boeing 737 Operations Manual', I gather that the autothrottle can be used for a manually flown precision or non-precision approach down to landing.
Are there any Boeing 737 pilots who use the auothrottle for most manually flown approaches, and if so, is it an approved standard operating procedure with your company.
Our theatre of operations require us to fly in unpredictable tropical weather and making non precision approaches is part of our staple diet.Hence the need to have all available options,automation and redundancies working for us and not against.
www.pprune.org /forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=71973   (1879 words)

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